The third match in the YDL upper league was our home match at Warrington on Sunday 25th June. With a very small team of 12 athletes we managed to finish 4th overall. For the U17 women Rebecca Brown ran a personal best in the 100m in 14.0 , threw the discus 19.40m and achieved a second personal best in the shot putt with 8.93m. Cody Rigby ran the 100m in 14.6, the 200m in 30.4 and threw 4.63m in the shot putt. Jess Leonard was the only under 20 woman competing , covering 5 events, she ran the 100m in 13.3, the 200m in 27.7 and the 400m in 62.4, she then threw 8.98m in the shot putt and 14.27m in the discus.
For the U17 men Daniel Dobson achieved a personal best in the long jump with 5.15m and then unfortunately had to retire due to injury, Nathan Harrison ran his first 400m in 62.9 and cleared 1.35m in the high jump, Michael Farr ran 11.7 in the 100m which was a personal best, and 24.1 in the 200m. Peter Davies ran the 200m in 25.5, ran a personal best in the 400m in 58.9 and achieved another personal best in the shot putt with 8.62m. Patrick Neafcey ran the 100m in 14.3 then threw the discus 13.47m and the shot putt 5.14m, and Steven Mayston ran the 1500m in 5.29.6 for a personal best then knocked 14 seconds off his personal best time in the 800m with 2.34.3. and finished off with discus 10.62m. The U20 men were Lochlainn Fisher who ran the 400m in 52.9, long jumped 4.66m and threw the discus 14.82m, Daniel Lamb ran the 100m in 11.1, the 200 in 23.2 and jumped 6.26m in the long jump. Jonathan Causer ran the 400m in 54.4, the 200m in 24.2, threw the shot putt 10.84m and the discus 22.52m. U17 men Peter, Nathan, Patrick and Michael ran the 4 x 400m relay finishing third in 4.17 and the U20 men Jonathan, Lochlainn, Daniel and Michael who moved up an age group ran the 4 x 100m finishing first in 48.00.
Special thanks to Chris Dempsey for making the day run smoothly, Diane Davies and Julie Woosey for recording the results, Kay Wilcock for selling the refreshments, Dave Morley, Helena McGoldrick, Pam Appleton, Janet Holmes, John Irwin, Tony Harrison, Louise Dobson, Nathan Harrison and Steve Jamson from Leigh for being our officials and special thanks to Shana Rigby for being the results runner.